Ovarian cancer is much rarer than breast cancer. So those of us who work in the field actually hope there’s no 'Jolie effect' in this instance because it’s likely...
Angelina Jolie, in publicly airing the details of a surgery that forced her into early menopause, is taking an activist approach to oversharing.
Ever wondered why stepping on Lego hurts so much, when children can go unphased? Here's the answer.
The federal government has pledged $30 million over three years in the Indo-Pacific region for research on the growing threat of drug resistant tuberculosis and...
Experts have warned that a particularly bad strain of flu that hit the northern hemisphere could be coming to Australia.
Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.
Primary schools across the Australia have begun teaching students how to computer code.
You might want to think twice before piling up on birthday gifts for the young one this year.
An international scientific team that includes Australians believes it could be on the verge of a breakthrough in development of an Ebola vaccine.
A new independent statutory office for enhancing online safety for children looks set to be introduced soon.
Scientists at a British museum have worked out the living weight of one of its most prized dinosaurs, a stegosaurus.
A piece of jawbone with teeth attached, uncovered in Ethiopia, is the earliest known fossil of the genus Homo, to which humans belong, researchers say.
Is your penis normal? For everyone who has ever wondered, UK researchers have found an answer to average penis size after analysing 20 studies of more than 15,500...
It’s worked before, in animals.
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Can conversation help end bigotry? An improbable example suggests that it would be unwise to discount the possibility.
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There is scarcely a more terrifying challenge on the horizon for Nigeria than the lethal six-year insurgency fought by Boko Haram
Despite their reluctance to support electricity privatisation, NSW voters were much more convinced by Baird’s pitch than dissuaded by a Labor scare campaign that...
Mike Coots lost his right leg when a Shark attacked him while body boarding at the age of 18.
While the world mourns the lives lost in the devastating Germanwings plane crash, media speculation over what happened has intensified since the prosecutor...
Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East and known to have more weapons than citizens, has been a security nightmare for some time – but its recent downturn...